Two men, one vibraphone, no pushing or crowding, just swing and harmony: more a brotherly conversation than a cutting contest. The font line is John Cocuzzi and Chuck Redd, wielding their mallets with intensity and care; Harry Allen, tenor saxophone; Matt Munisteri, guitar; Rossano Sportiello, piano; Frank Tate, string bass; Ed Metz, drums.
Only at the Atlanta Jazz Party!
The venerable and much-loved CRAZY RHYTHM to start:
John slyly sings I’VE GOT THE WORLD ON A STRING:
A lovely interlude — harking back to JATP or to Condon’s — the ballad medley: GHOST OF A CHANCE (John) / CHELSEA BRIDGE (Harry) – SOME OTHER SPRING (Chuck):
And the Hampton – Christian – Goodman AIR MAIL SPECIAL to close:
May your happiness increase.